August 1, 2013

On the Web. . .


Preschool to 2nd Grade:

Circle TimeTeach Preschool gives 10 tips to having a successful circle time. I thought this was a great idea for children of multiple ages.

Mystery LettersStructured Play shares a great game for helping children with letter recognition.

Sight WordsHands on As We Grow has great tips and resources. This particular one is about Sight Words.

Shape PostersTeachers Pay Teachers has a lot of FREE downloadable resources that teachers put together. Membership is free, although there is a lot of price oriented content.

Teaching Sight WordsMake Take Teach has phenomenal resources for small ‘groups’ aka FAMILIES!! :) This one is on teaching sight words.

Coloring Rice for projectsMy Honey’s Place shares DIY projects, Recipes and AMAZING Information. :) This one is one coloring rice for projects.

3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Division Lapbook  -  Homeschool Share has resources for all kinds of educational things. This one is a Division Lapbook.

Teaching Adjectives – Write a ‘boring’ adjective (walk, cry, good, short, fun, little, fast) on the bottom of a paint strip. Have the child/children look up the word in a thesaurus (if they need too) and write more colorful adjectives above their word. (got this idea off of Pinterest)b0b680ea33b89d41518d1e0582350234 War Math Card Game – Another Teachers pay Teachers resource. This one has a $3 download cost. Directions are on the page – you might be able to adapt it to fit your needs.

10 Ways to Practice Multiplication FactsTeaching with Simplicity shared this post on Multiplication Facts.

I AM PoemOne Extra Degree Shares this FREEBIE.

Homemade ButterLiving Well Spending Less – the adventure of find the GOOD LIFE on a budget -  shares this recipe that can make buttermilk, as well! :) Great Science/Homemaking Project!

Books that Shape HomeschoolBlog, She Wrote gives us the inside scoop as to what shaped their homeschool via BOOKS they have read.

Homeschool Curriculum PlanningThe Crafty Classroom  shares her homemade curriculum planning sheet and some clever ideas on saving money.

Teaching "Another Point of View" – This is a cute book that can help your children see ‘the OTHER point of view’ in a story. (Or create one of their own.)

Math has some great resources for Math game.


6th Grade to High School

LDS Youth – Great online resource for the older children

Homemade ButterLiving Well Spending Less – the adventure of find the GOOD LIFE on a budget - shares this recipe that can make buttermilk, as well! :) Great Science/Homemaking Project!

Sewing for Beginners -  HubPages shares 18 different projects for beginners. Great for teaching our Daughters (& Sons) some sewing and stitchery!!

Learn to Sew with Sewing SchoolCurriculum Choice shares her preferred Sewing Curriculum for her children.

Guggenheim – Making Art projects

Writing Prompts – A fun way to look at art and point of view.


General Homeschooling Ideas:

FREE Homeschool ResourcesKirsten Joy Awake shares some free resources that she loves. (one is FREE Phonics Readers)

Homeschool Mission StatementBlessed Beyond Doubt has some great tips for making your year successful!! (I know what we are doing for FHE on Monday!! :)

Calendar for School Year


Homemade Wendy’s Frosty


1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 8 oz. tub Cool Whip
1/2 gallon chocolate milk


Mix all the ingredients FIRST, then pour it into the ice cream maker. Mix for 20 to 30 minutes until it reaches frozen perfection, pour in a big glass, insert straw and drink!




• 1 cup fat-free milk
• 2 tablespoons low calorie (sugar-free) chocolate instant pudding
• 2 tablespoons Cool Whip Free
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 8 ice cubes



Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.


Make it a great one!!

Tammy_IM_48x48_thumb2222222About Tammy: Daughter, Sister, Wife, Homeschooling Mother of 7 (ages: G13, G12, B10, G7, B6, B3, G2). Stepmom of 2. Mother in law to two, Grandma to Peyton, Mattix and Andrew. Writer at BellaOnline. Blogger at Latter-Day Homeschool and JuddzWorld!! Happy & Satisfied!!

3 comments - Add a comment below -:

Len said...

What a great list of resources! There was two sets of easy readers I had never seen. Thank you!

Jonelle Lantier said...

Great list, Tammy! I think Khan Academy has some really good resources too. Give Chalk Preschool a try too.

Tammy said...

Oh good!! :) I am so glad Len!! :) & we LOVE Khan Academy, Jonelle!! Thanks for the great feedback!!